Fasting clergy raised €45,000 for local charities

Fr. Aodhán Marken and Canon Arthur Minion raised €45,000 at annual Christmas fast in Wexford town. (Pic. The Chronicle.ie).

Two Wexford town clergymen have raised €45,000 for local charities at the annual four-day Christmas fast outside St. Iberius Church on Wexford’s North Main Street.
The fast has been a feature of Christmas in the town for 20 years and runs for four days concluding at 6 pm on Christmas Eve with a carol service in the church.
Canon Arthur Minion and Fr. Aodhán Marken have praised the people of Wexford for their continued generosity year after year.
It is estimated that over €700,000 has been raised since the event was first initiated.

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